Effect of leg dominance, gender and age on sensory responses to structural differentiation of straight leg raise test

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Sierra-Silvestre E, Torres Lacomba M, de la Villa Polo P. Effect of leg dominance, gender and age on sensory responses to structural differentiation of straight leg raise test in asymptomatic subjects: a cross-sectional study. J Man Manip Ther. 2016;1–7.

 

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Study design: Cross-sectional study.

Objectives: To assess the effect of structural differentiation on sensory responses of asymptomatic individuals to standard neurodynamic tests of straight leg raise (SLR) and to evaluate the relevance of leg dominance, gender, and age.

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Active eccentric stretch against passive analytical hamstring stretch in subacute orchronic non-specific low back pain. a pilot trial

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Montero Cámara J, Sierra Silvestre E. Estiramiento activo excéntrico frente a estiramiento analítico pasivo de los músculos isquiotibiales en dolor lumbar inespecífico subagudo o crónico. Un Estudio Piloto. Fisioterapia. Fisioterapia. 2013; 35:206-13.

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Objectives: 1) To compare the effectiveness of active eccentric hamstring stretch according to the Pilates method versus passive analytical hamstring stretch on hamstring extensibility, disability and pain perception in patients with subacute or chronic non-specific low back pain.

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Shoulder pain after thoracotomy and video thoracoscopy, An approaching to this complication: pilot study in La Princesa Hospital.

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Sierra M, Parrado D, Sierra E, Vallejo C, Morales R, Planas A. Shoulder pain after thoracotomy and video thoracoscopy, An approaching to this complication: pilot study in La Princesa Hospital. Eur J Anaest. 2011, 28 Supl 48: 201-202.

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Background and Goal of Study: The 21-97% of patients undergoing thoracic surgery suf fers ipsilateral shoulder pain in the postoperative1. The objective is to determinate the incidence and characteristics of this pain in the first 24 hours af ter thoracotomy and videothoracoscopys (VATS).

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Effectiveness of proprioceptive re-education against strenght & stretch on balance, gait, quality of life and falls in the elderly

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Sierra Silvestre E. Efectividad de la reeducación propioceptiva frente a los ejercicios de fortalecimiento y estiramiento en el equilibrio, marcha, calidad de vida y caídas en ancianos. Cuest fisioter. 2011, 40(1): 20-32.

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Introduction: falls, balance and gait difficulties are common in aged and laid into morbility and mortality. Many studies evaluated the effects of physical therapy but there is not conclusive evidence of which physical intervention is more appropriate. Objectives: a) To compare the effectiveness of a proprioception re-education programme against an stretch & strength exercises programme for gait and balance in elderly community. b) To find out any relationship between gait and balance improvement and reduction in number of falls and better quality of life.

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XII Congress Catalonian- Balear Society
nov 2016

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